San Jancinto Museum of History

PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BUTTON

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 7/8"Dia.
  • DATE MADE: c. 1838-1842

Description

Brass uniform button. OBVERSE: Anchor. Five point star. Live oak and olive branch. Banner with "TEXAS NAVY". REVERSE: "SCOVILLS & CO., WATERBURY".


Provenance

Part of John Grant Tod's (1808-1877) uniform from his service in the Texas Navy (1838-1842).

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Tod, John Grant
  • CREDIT LINE: Hamner, Rosa Tod


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